Bernard Citroën

1925 - 2009

Artist biography

Bernard Citroën was a visual artist, Bernard Citroën, born in 1925, died in 2009. Also born in 1925 and of this same generation are Mwenze Kibwanga, Joseph Story Burch, Kim Nikolaevich Britov, Lain Singh Bangdel, and Mario Alborali.

Further Biographical Context for Bernard Citroën

Born in 1925, Bernard Citroën's creative work was primarily influenced by the 1950s. The 1950s can be said to have been dominated by Abstract Expressionism, a form of painting that prioritised expressive brushstrokes and explored ideas about organic nature, spirituality and the sublime. Much of the focus was on the formal properties of painting, and ideas of action painting were unified with the political freedom of the United States society as opposed to the strict nature of the Soviet bloc. Key artists of the Abstract Expressionist Generation included Jackson Pollock (who innovated his famed drip, splatter and pour painting techniques), Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Frank Kline, Barnett Newman, Clyfford Still and Adolph Gottlieb. It was a male dominated environment, but necessary reassessment of this period has underlined the contributions of female artists such as Lee Krasner, Joan Mitchell, and Louise Bourgeois, amongst others.

Bernard Citroën

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